Friday, August 4, 2017

8/4/2017 Animals can be affected by poor air quality too

A fairly common question from the public during wildfire smoke episodes is whether pets and other animals are affected by poor air quality, and what can be done to help them stay comfortable and healthy. An article posted today on WSU News and written by Charlie Powell with Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine addresses this question.

"Mammals lungs are all very similar, and some in other species like birds are extremely sensitive to particulates in the air."

Note: This picture is just posted for a smile -
masks don't work for pets (or humans) with excessive facial hair.

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